Human Trafficking

Global Issues

What is human trafficking ?

Its the illegal movement of people for sexual exploration of forced labor. Basically it is where people will take or kidnap people and sell or give them away for sexual acts or to be salve. And this is for any age,children to women and men. There are three types of human trafficking thers sex trafficking and then there is forced lador and there is also debt bondage.

(source) UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Who is getting trafficed?

All kinds of people get trafficked. For labor exploitation the percentage of women the get traffic is 40% and the percentage of men that get traffic is 60%. For sexual exploitation the percent of women is 98% and the percent of men is 2%.

(source) Human Trafficking Center

Why is this happening?

This question can be answered with one word. Money. The third most profitable business is human trafficking. A director General named Pino Arlacchi states that many drug traffickers are switching to human trafficking due to the higher profits and the lower risk.

(source) Free The Girls

Why is this a global issue?

Human trafficking takes away a persons dignity and messes with the humans rights.

What are some solutions?

There is human trafficking awareness training is there for businesses. and there is a number to call, The National human trafficking resource center and it is # 1-888-373-7888. Organize a fundraiser and donate the proceeds to an anti-trafficking organization. Join or start a grassroots anti-trafficking coalition.

( source) U.S Department of State